Vellore District

Vellore District
Vellore District is one of the oldest and biggest districts in Tamil Nadu lying on the banks of Palar River. The city is located at a distance of 145
kilometers from Chennai and 215 kilometers from Bangalore.

Vellore is well known for its colleges, temples, historical monuments and one of the best hospitals in India – the Christian Medical College & Hospital. Vellore city is the headquarters of the district.

Tourist Attractions in Vellore District

  • Vellore Fort
  • Golden Temple, Sripuram
  • Jalakanteswarar Temple, Government Museum, Archaeological Survey of India Museum – Inside the Fort
  • Archaeological Site Museum, Arcot
  • Yelagiri Lake
  • Palar Anaicut Dam
  • Kavalur Solar Observatory
  • Tipu Mahal, Arcot
  • Delhi Gate, Arcot
  • Mordhana Dam
  • Jalagamparai Waterfalls
  • Balamurugan Temple, Ratnagiri
  • Vallimalai Murugan Temple
  • How to reach Vellore

    Road – National Highways NH 46, NH 4 and NH 234 pass through Vellore. It is well connected to all major cities in Tamil Nadu.

    Rail – Katpadi Junction is the nearest rail head to Vellore.

    Air – Chennai International Airport is the nearest Airport to Vellore (135KM away)